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Presidential Search

Fall 2014 Presidential Position Profile and Search Process


Overview

Otis College of Art and Design seeks its next President. A search committee, co-chaired by Thomas Miller, Chair of the Board of Trustees, and Elaine Goldsmith, Trustee and Chair Emerita, and including 12 others selected to represent key facets of the robust Otis community, is supported by the executive search consulting firm Spencer Stuart. The search began with input gathering from key College stakeholder groups, including students, faculty, staff, academic and administrative leaders, trustees, and members of the Board of Governors.

Search Firm

Spencer Stuart is one of the world’s leading executive search consulting firms for education. Founded in 1956 and privately owned, Spencer Stuart is the adviser of choice among educational institutions seeking guidance and counsel on senior leadership needs. Spencer Stuart’s purpose is to help institutions find leaders who will improve the vitality and success of their organizations. Spencer Stuart has unrivalled access to extraordinary leaders from around the world and exercise the highest level of judgment in everything they do.

Search Committee

Board of Trustees
Thom Miller, Co-Chair
Elaine Goldsmith, Co-Chair
Jennifer Bellah Maguire
Susan Crank
Bronya Galef
Bryant Garth
Bob McKnight

Board of Governors
Fred Fisher

College Leaders
Randall Lavender, Acting Provost (Vice Provost)
Meg Cranston, Chair, Fine Arts
Jane Miyashiro, Director of Human Resources
Joan Takayama-Ogawa, Faculty member
 

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Community Stakeholder Groups
Student Panel
Faculty Group
Staff Group
Administrative Leaders Group
Academic Leaders Group